This premiere edition captures over 35 years of the week-by-week Top 10 bestselling albums in America! The more than 1, 800 weekly Top 10s are from the "Billboard" Top Albums and artists. This is where country meets classical ... where teen groups take on heavy metal ... where rap rubs shoulders with gospel ... and where jazz, alternative rock, soundtracks and just about every other musical genre imaginable all chart on common ground. Can't remember exactly when an album was popular? Check out the alphabetical artist section which lists each artist's Top 10 albums with the date each album first hit its peak position in the Top 10. More special sections depict notable happenings in the history of "Billboard's" Top Album charts. ©1999, 530 pages.